Gateway To The San Fernando Valley
Known as the Gateway to the San Fernando Valley, Sherman Oaks is a vibrant city that radiates all the charm of Southern California. Its vast collection of upscale shopping, business services, and affluent neighborhoods mark Sherman Oaks as one of the most desirable places in the Valley. The renovated Sherman Oaks Galleria (popularly known as the undisputed residence of the Valley Girl, a cultural label popularized by the song and 1983 movie of the same name) is the area’s newest shopping and entertainment destination while the dynamic Ventura Boulevard remains Sherman Oaks’ very own Main Street. Meanwhile, the business community continues its trend for stability and prosperity, with such long-term residents as Sunkist Growers rooted in the community for nearly 30 years.
Sherman Oaks literally has it all: a year-round warm climate, nearby world-class cultural attractions, and a glorious scenic backdrop. It has been and is home to some of the entertainment industry’s most notable stars, including Marilyn Monroe, James Dean, Lily Tomlin, Jennifer Aniston, Tony Danza, and more. The community plays an active role in the development of Sherman Oaks, ensuring that it continues to be a socially and commercially progressive city.
Sherman Oaks at a Glance:
Land Area (square miles): 8.1
Median Housing Value: $458,000
Number of Households: 25,255